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Fractures: Family Stories By Budge Wilson

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Fractures is a collection of twelve deeply affecting stories that address contemporary family relationships and dynamics through a child's or teenager's eyes. Although these stories (most of which are new to this collection) deal with difficult issues and themes—sibling rivalry, alcoholism, illness, child abuse and neglect—each offers powerful moments of revelation, even o ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published August 13th 2002 by Penguin Canada (first published August 5th 2002)
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Jan 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
i've been rereading this regularly for ten years and it never fails to touch me. 5 stars
Carolyn Janzen
Mar 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
An incredible book of short stories. Love it!
Suzy Kennedy
I read this as a teenager for school and it was nice to see a collection of stories form many different teenagers from all kinds of situations. I think I may re read it at some point.
Rebecca McNutt
All of these stories were well-written for the most part, and each one had a similar theme of children facing their fears and making new friends.
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Budge was educated in Halifax schools and at Dalhousie University (degree in Philosophy and Psychology, Diploma in Education, Physical Education teaching certificate). She did two years of graduate work in English at the University of Toronto, and worked at the Institute of Child Study (U. of T.) for four years--filing, illustrating, editing, writing. She illustrated three books for the University ...more
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